Janae the Widow.

May 5, 2011

My go to after school snack is toast with jam and a fried egg.  Weird combo but you are not allowed to say that it is gross until you try it.

Just as I was telling Billy that I had completely perfected the drippy egg….. splat.  I guess it was a little too drippy and ended all over my cargo pants (yes, I know that cargo pants are probably out of style but I don’t care because they are so comfortable).   Tupperware lids as a plate is how the classy people eat these days, I saw Kate Middleton doing it the other day in a magazine.

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I was not mad because I made my pants dirty and they will probably permanently smell like eggs but I was really upset that I lost my favorite part of the whole concoction.  So what does an optimist do in such a bad situation, make another and do everything in their power to not let any drippiness escape:)

Somehow, I tore myself from the couch and went and taught spin, here is the latest playlist-

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I know I have complained about this 43 times already but Billy is CRAZY busy this semester.  Between a full-time semester at BYU as an Electrical Engineer major and a LSAT class that steals 30 hours a week from our hang out time- I feel like I am a new widower.

Thank goodness Ash has taken over for Billy during this busy time.  Just throwing it out there….anyone that wants to hang out with ashley and I, we are quite free:)  Also, Monday and Wednesday nights work best…..we could go to yoga or for fro-yo or watch Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen movies followed by watching Mean Girls while eating spoons of pb dipped into chocolate chips.  You name it, I am there.

I need to stop putting up these pictures, please forgive me for making you covet my bowls of goodness.  Let me just say that the mango in there was the PERFECT ripeness and I considered going back for a second bowl of pure mangoes.

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Dinner after dessert- why not?  I am rebellious and my mom only sets a few rules for me now that I am 25.

Using my chef skills, after school I looked into the fridge and threw everything that looked like it was on its last leg into the crock pot.  Potatoes, celery, carrots and chicken breasts with salsa.

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Billy loved it too and I think that it means that maybe he will skip his next LSAT class to party with me but then he will remember that I am a grandma and would fall asleep by 8 o’clock anyways so it would just be worthless to stay home.


If you are in a relationship right now who is the busier one?

-Usually I would say we are equally busy but now I feel like a lazy bum compared to all he is doing.  Maybe I should get a part time job but I think instead I will just add a new TV show to be add to the list of addictions.

What is your FAVORITE way to eat eggs?  What do you put on your eggs?

-I LOVE BIlly’s FROACHED method but I also just like to fry it up with a barely cooked yolk.   Try the jam combo, okay maybe don’t because I want us to still be friends but I do love me 6 tbs of ketchup per egg when I don’t eat them with jam.

Any new FAVORITE songs for me to add to my spin/workout playlists?

-My students are getting sick of me asking them what is cool to listen to these days, I need your help.

What is your after school/work snack lately?

Running Ricig May 5, 2011 at 6:50 am

Mary Kate and Ashley movies? Heck yes, count me in. I have Holiday in the Sun on dvd…something that Mike loves making fun of me for.

Mike and I are pretty much the same amount of busy, luckily.

I will eat eggs anyway I can. They are delicious no matter what. Though, deviled eggs are phenomenal.


ash May 5, 2011 at 6:53 am

love your play list! :) you could add some of britney spears' new stuff (it has a great beat) or maybe some more lady gaga.

i'm definitely the busier one in my relationship. i'm a chemistry major, president of an on campus club, have been working on a research project, and have been trying to get in my work outs. i'm not sure what to do with myself now that it's summer!


FashionablyFit May 5, 2011 at 7:06 am

i feel like 'sam i am' when it comes to eggs! i'll eat them in a car, in a bar, in a plane, in a train, & on a yacht when i'm hot.
oddly though, i hate hollandaise (?) sauce…so eggs benedict turns into egg on an english muffin, 86 the canadian bacon as well. and that is my favorite way to eat them. well, it's a tied with "in a bowl of grits with runny yolk". yum!
and i've mastered the art of cooking them in a microwave. (sometimes i need an egg…stat!)


Erin @ UntilYouTri May 5, 2011 at 7:09 am

Oh my goodness! I eat egg sandwiches with Jelly, too!!! My husband thought I was a weirdo until I forced him to try it, now he's a convert!!:)

Aww, that sucks that Billy is so busy. Right now I am the busier one because I'm in grad school AND training for a half ironman. My poor husband is very good to me to put up with me being stressed and tired all the time!!

Lately I've been an oatmeal addict, and sometimes in addition to having it for breakfast I make a small serving in the afternoon. It always make me feel nice and full!


Running Down a Dream May 5, 2011 at 7:11 am

My husband is finishing his PhD and will graduate in December. His PhD adviser told my husband to put a picture of himself on the refrigerator so that I won't forget what he looks like since I won't be seeing him very often for the next 8 months. Depressing, but it gives me lots of time to nap!


MrsQ318 May 5, 2011 at 7:11 am

My hubby is definitely the busier one. The army owns him right now, so his time is rarely his own.

I usually only eat my eggs fried with a super well-cooked yolk, but I've started venturing into other ways of cooking them and I am seriously wanting to try a frittata.


movesnmunchies May 5, 2011 at 7:17 am

EWiEE!!! no one likkes stains! LOVING The songs- i just stolethat photo so i could get on my itunes soon! umm bananas and pb shall always be my fav snack!!! or at least for a while!


Lindsey@arunningtale May 5, 2011 at 7:17 am

Right now I am the busier one because of marathon training but typically we are about the same.
I used to love fried egg and jam sandiwchs, my Mom made me them all the time! I just started eating them again :) Favorite was to eat eggs for sure!
I have been eating apples and peanut butter as my afternoon snack lately.


cleaneatingchelsey.com May 5, 2011 at 7:19 am

RIP Jam :( I spill on myself ALL the time! It's normal for me!

The Husband is much busier than me right now. It's his busy season (he owns a landscape company), so he is always working!


Mallory May 5, 2011 at 7:21 am

Ugh I hate stains on clothes!! That sucks that you lost your favorite part of your food. I think my spouse and I are both pretty busy… but busy for different reasons. After work I usually go to the gym. That being said, I do have a part-time job as well so work for me is about 50 hours per week, around 55-60 for my spouse but I also workout so I think it evens out pretty much.


Christina @ The Athletarian May 5, 2011 at 7:23 am

I think Dean and I are both equally busy. I supply teach, but I also teach spin and have another part-time job. Dean teaches phys ed full time but has to bring home work and do a lot of lesson planning!

I don't eat eggs so I can't really tell you how I like them!

I love sprinting to Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous by Good Charlotte and I love climbing to They Don't Really Care About Us by MJ :) Fire by Raghav and Dog Days are Over by Florence and the Machine are awesome too!

My fave after work snack has to be PB and sliced banana on toast. I don't think I can ever get sick of it!


Chad @ thebreakupnote May 5, 2011 at 7:30 am

I just want to tell you that I LOVE egg on toast with jam. I LOVE it. My dad had me try that when I was a kid and I was hooked forever.

I feel like you can combine almost all breakfast foods and they will taste good.


Julia May 5, 2011 at 7:37 am

i am sad that I missed out on hanging out with you guys last night. sometime soon hopefully I will have a real life again! promise :) favorite snack is a luna bar…haha. I am boring!


[Red Sox] Wife May 5, 2011 at 7:41 am

augh we areboth super busy… but i think i am busier predictably and his schedule is all over the place :( favorite snack right now is almond butter and banana sandwich!


littlecollegevegan May 5, 2011 at 7:42 am

:( Waaaaaa, I hate it when I spill stuff on me. Which is often, I think I attract all spills to myself.Ohhh lovin the tunes. My Favorite snack as of late is Larabars, actually they are always kinda my favorite, haha.


whatkateiscooking May 5, 2011 at 7:44 am

I spill on myself daily! Usually oatmeal…


mommysgoingforarun.com May 5, 2011 at 7:45 am

My husband is definitely the busy one right now! He is a full time teacher, coaches 3 sports/year, and is in full time grad school. I'm kinda burnt out on it and can't wait for summer before we start up for 1 more year of craziness!


Cyndi @ Weightless Life May 5, 2011 at 8:00 am

Now that I'm in grad school and interning full-time I'm definitely the busier one.

I love poached eggs, and fried eggs it's so yummy.

My usual after school snack is a bowl of cereal or peanut butter toast.


kay.tee. May 5, 2011 at 8:01 am

My boyfriend and I are both super busy and work really opposite schedules. We usually see each other on Sundays at church (sometimes after!) and one other day during the week. Not going to lie- as an independent girl I kind of like it.

I am obsessed with the song My Body by Young The Giant. Download it stat!


Britt May 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

Gosh, now I know how the (dare I say) "less busy" person in a relationship is…and now I feel bad. I have been spending the majority of my free time lately studying for my PT certification over quality time with the hubby. Maybe tonight he deserves some special attention, thanks for the heads up!


Ashby Family May 5, 2011 at 8:24 am

scrambled eggs is my absolute FAVE.

And I would say I am busier, but Dave would say he is busier. :)


Ashley May 5, 2011 at 8:34 am

Everytime I see you post a froyo cup I weep a little :( We don't have anything like that in Winnipeg, even though we are a huge city! So, so sad. I had to go alllll the way to New Mexico for my first froyo experience! Haha :)

We are both very busy, but my bf is probably the busier of the 2 because he races 4 nights a week May-September whereas I usually only race 1-2…so he spends every day NOT racing, working on the car. We also live 350 miles apart, so being crazy busy is a good thing :)

Eggs – scrambled on toast with herb and garlic cream cheese and havarti! Yummmm


Lindie May 5, 2011 at 8:36 am

Oh my, Billy's froached eggs look and sound divine!! I can't wait to try them! I love eggs! I loved scrambled with lots of cheese, I love omelets, hard boiled, and fried! I love eggs really any way! One of my favorites is a sliced hard boiled egg on bread with mayo then a slice of harvarti cheese broiled until the cheese is bubbly! Then to top it off, add tobasco and salt and pepper! Sounds crazy, but so good!

I would say my husband and I are equally busy. He is at work all day while I am a stay at home mom with an 18 month old daughter that is WILD and a puppy in training!

My favorite snack these days is chips or crackers with hummus! Yummy!!


Meghan May 5, 2011 at 8:41 am

1-My boyfriend is the busy one and we're long distance so it's horrid.

2-I scramble my eggs with salsa and shredded mexican cheese…wrap it up in a tortilla or eat it with tortilla chips and you will be happy forever.

3-Miley Cyrus-Girls Just Wanna Have Fun…my 12 year old sister introduced me :)


trisha*n May 5, 2011 at 8:50 am

I'll eat an egg any way you give it to me! But I love omelets and hard boiled…and fried. Okay, I don't know!
No relationship for me…and I just finished the semester so I have LOADS of free time (aka, nap time)


jenny @ loveeatrun May 5, 2011 at 8:51 am

1 – My boyfriend and I work in the same line of work so we both are super busy right now. And we are long distance which makes it even worse…however, we are pretty much on the same schedule – Late late nights at work so that helps with being able to talk to each other when we can.

2 – afternoon snack – usually something containing peanut butter and some sort of fruit…


I RUN LIKE A GIRL May 5, 2011 at 8:51 am

love, love, love the playlist – thanks for the music inspiration (I'm in desperate need of new songs).

Work-wise my husband is busier but I was pretty busy when I was training for my marathon. But, now that training is over, I'm back to being the less busy of the 2 :-)


Missy May 5, 2011 at 9:00 am

I wish I was in a relationship right now and I think I would be the busier one! There are never enough hours in the day!
I love fried eggs, but I haven't made them in a while, typically just go for scambled or boiled eggs lately.


Anonymous May 5, 2011 at 9:01 am

A good new workout song out is Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO


Chunky Monkey May 5, 2011 at 9:08 am

Eggs & ketchup are great. Havent tried the jam but not into sweets so much. In my relationship I am always the busy one…its part of my DNA. I have to find my next crusade…which right now is myself! Great playlist!


Mon Amour May 5, 2011 at 9:10 am

My boyfriend is definitely busier than I am. He is working full time at the Neurosurgery lab at Hopkins doing all sorts of fancy things while I am taking online classes


Rachelle Wardle May 5, 2011 at 9:12 am

Oh man I totally want to hangout and watch Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen movies. Heck yes!

I am taking Summer semester off of school and suddenly feel like I have all the time in the world and I am loving it. I still think we need to start an after school/work walking club where we walk to yogurtland and back every day of summer. :)

Love you Janae! Have the best day ever. :) I still wear cargo pants too. :)


Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife May 5, 2011 at 9:14 am

Love the mangoes in a nice cup of fro yo!!


Mamarunsbarefoot May 5, 2011 at 9:24 am

I LOVE drippy eggs! Can't say I've tried them on top of a tupperware lid though..


Runners Fuel May 5, 2011 at 9:31 am

I am defintly the busier on, but for some reason, my hubs is the more tired one.


Liv @ The Salty n' Sweet May 5, 2011 at 9:38 am

I LOVE jam and eggs, especially with some Parmesan cheese :) But I could eat eggs in any form. Scrambled, omelette, fried, poached, can't pick one over the other.

OMG Mary Kate and Ashley movies were awesome! They were so clueless-ly cute. And the boys were HOT!


healthycollegegirl May 5, 2011 at 9:50 am

MMM fried drippy eggs are my FAVORITE!

And my boyfriend is DEFINITELY the busier one. Between his intership, classes, and baseball team, I feel like I NEVER see him! I feel your pain! Froyo is definitely the best solution.


Heather P. May 5, 2011 at 10:02 am

If I was in Utah, I would join love to join you & Ash- you guys have way too much fun!
Right now, my hubby is busier than me I'd say- between work, YM pres. and his running…I see him on occasion :) The nice thing is that he is self employed so we have "day dates" and will be the only people under 50 in the movie theater at 11am :)
I love to scramble an egg with sauteed veggies. We raise chickens and fresh eggs do really taste better!
My fave afternoon snack is greek yogurt sprinkled w/chocolate cheerios- yummy!!


Daniella @ Runner at Heart May 5, 2011 at 10:11 am

The past few months I have been the busier than my fiance especially on the weekends.


Chels May 5, 2011 at 10:13 am

My boy is so busy right now, working 70 hours a week, he is a seed seller so he lives off a farmer's scheudule. I too have been trying things to fill up my time so I am not lonely…baking, reading, walking my dog and spending lots of time with the parents. I only get to see him for about 20 minutes a night, it makes me so sad :(
Afterschool snack-peanut butter, protein powder, and oats mixed together and baked into a cookie..yum!


fitchocoholic May 5, 2011 at 10:51 am

I loove eggs with runny yolks…poached or fried!! Usually I put hot sauce on them!! :D


Emma (Sweet Tooth Runner) May 5, 2011 at 10:52 am

Awww sorry to hear Billy's so busy!! If I lived in Utah, I would defo come hang out with you and we could spin and bake together and it would be awesome:)

And PB+J sandwiches are an all-time fave snack. Soooooo good!!!


Rachel May 5, 2011 at 11:21 am

I have no significant other so it's safe to say I am busiest ;) And I am single because I was sick of being the busiest one, aka I work two jobs and he works none. It wasn't working for me :)

I love dippy eggs, so I will have to try them with jam now. Usually I fry them up and make a ton of toast because I need a bite of toast with every bite of egg.

Spin list.. I wish I could take your class because you keep it loaded with upbeat songs! I'm loving that I see Lil Wayne made an appearance on your list, he's my favorite rapper :) There is nothing I hate more than being at spin class and being told to sprint to something like Dave Matthews band. Um, no.. that makes me want to sleep, NOT sprint.


DEM May 5, 2011 at 11:23 am

I always get 2 eggs over easy with toast and jam, so I can make egg and jam sandwiches too – just sometimes I get a little weirder and put ketchup on the egg and a little bacon to boot…but yes runny yoke is the best, I don't mind when they break, because you can just sop it up with the toast and feel like a kid again "playing with your food"


Neon Blonde Runner May 5, 2011 at 11:28 am

New guilty pleasure song is:

Britney Spears' Til the world ends.

I'm a little embarassed to say that I'm currently addicted to it, but it really gets you moving!


Kt May 5, 2011 at 11:49 am

The egg things sounds like me! My favorite way to eat eggs…a sandwich with wheat toast, grape jelly, swiss cheese, bacon and a fried egg. Not the healthiest egg concoction, but the yummiest! Before I married my husband, I forced him to eat one…he loved it!


Elena @ Gaga For Grapefruit May 5, 2011 at 11:57 am

bahahah I AM OBSESSED WITH MARY-KATE AND ASHLEY! I have all their movies. On VHS. Overshare? But for real. Mike is def more busy than me. I love scrambled eggs. And I'm super impressed with your play-list! How about some Brit?! Till the world ends? I would suggest Kanye, but we've already discussed it's brilliance :)


Anne May 5, 2011 at 12:02 pm

Really, my favorite way to eat eggs is if they're on toast with jam. It's the best. In fact, I want some right now. YUMMO!


jensdaily May 5, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Dear eggs, I love you and will eat you anyway you want me too and if it's with jam…so be it!



Cara @ EAT. PRAY. RUN. May 5, 2011 at 12:34 pm

Eggs and jam is THE JAM! I consider egg a staple, sort of like bread where anything goes. Sometimes I'll even put syrup on my eggs because it reminds me of my younger years when I would drown my choc chip pancake stack in syrup and the my eggs would drown in it as well.

I'm in a relatioship with a guy name Runner Blogging and he's turned out to be quite high maintenece ;)


Jess @ Blonde Ponytail May 5, 2011 at 12:35 pm

You have such great support around you Janae–glad your friends can step in and "pinch hit" when life gets the better of Billy.

I can TOTALLY relate. Spencer is in season now, which means lots of lonely nights. I never can schedule "couple things" on weekends because he has games or is recruiting. :P

But, I'm thankful he has a job and loves it. Billy's hard work (and yours too) are goin to pay off in a few years!!!

Wish I could hang with you and Ash at Yogurtland!!


Pam May 5, 2011 at 12:38 pm

I LOVE egg samiches with jam!

Your face when you spilled the egg is awesome! My husband always makes fun of me because the looks of sincere disappointment on my face whenever I spill or drop food. And it happens every day :)


Missy May 5, 2011 at 1:04 pm

You need peanut butter on that toast…it'll help the drips stay ……i love eggs and peabee but never tried with the jelly.


Jenna Renee May 5, 2011 at 1:14 pm

I would have to say that Joe and I are both pretty equal when it comes to busy-ness. I have a feeling it will be me who is much more busy over the next couple months and when I get my first attorney job!

So your husband is training to be an electrical engineer and planning on taking the LSAT to go to law school?? Thats a ton of stuff!!!


Dorry May 5, 2011 at 1:55 pm

I think I'm busier than Billy these days, but he's still pretty busy. And sharing a car makes both of us feel busier than we already are. :) I love apples and almond butter in the afternoon. Love hard-boiled eggs lately. Poached are great, too!


Natalie Cates May 5, 2011 at 3:10 pm

I am definitely the busier one in our relationship. I teach full time, coach year round, personal train in the mornings before school (that's right, 5:55 a.m. baby), and teach Zumba 5-7 times per week. It's insane!

Lately I've been frying them up in a skillet (egg still half runny), but I really love poached eggs. I think I'm going to try your froached egg today!

After school snack is usually oatmeal if it's cold or a toast/wrap with egg and hotslaw (it's a secret family recipe – amazing – you would love because it is ketchup based). Sometimes I'll just do a ginormous protein shake.

I love anything by Daddy Yankee (it's perfect for Zumba), and lately I'm loving On the Floor by J-Lo.


Coy Martinez May 5, 2011 at 3:14 pm

oooooh, a blog about eggs! Now you're cookin'! I love eggs cooked many ways but I have to say over easy and then put on toast that's been buttered is best. Don't forget the salt and pepper!

Eggs Benedict is pretty divine too!


Erica Pletan May 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm

My boyfriend is in grad school and works full time. On top of that he watches every sport under the sun religiously so whatever free time he may have he is sitting in front of the tv or watching it with his "boys". UGGHHHHH


ashley & sundance May 5, 2011 at 3:36 pm

I have loved spending time with you this week. Tell billy i'll take over anytime. Lol. ;) can we get Yogurtland again???


my little celebration May 5, 2011 at 3:37 pm

John is definitely the busier one right now. Not only is he doing law school, but he's doing the accelerated program which is years straight with no breaks and tons of classes. I definitely miss him when he's at school or studying at home, but I appreciate all that he's doing for us and know that it will be a big pay off in the end. But I can't help but feel a little lonely in the meantime.

I heart runny eggs on a bacon egg and cheese sandwich. So good!


Anonymous May 5, 2011 at 5:02 pm

You said you met your hubbsters in your church parking lot…I'm guessing singles ward? lol But I always wondered where you went for college…was it BYU too? By the way HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!!! =D


Anonymous May 5, 2011 at 5:03 pm

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Holley @ Lunges and Lashes May 5, 2011 at 5:26 pm

a runny yoke is also my FAVORITE part of the egg. i would have cried twice as hard.


runyogarepeat May 5, 2011 at 5:42 pm

I just went to my last spin class with my favorite instructor, so I guess I'll have to start coming to your spin classes. She plays a Mumford & Sons song at the end of class as our last climb song, which is awesome – either Little Lion Man or Roll away the Stone.
We're both pretty busy, but my boyfriend just finished his huge senior electrical engineering project & presentation, which was a huge time commitment.


Christine May 5, 2011 at 5:57 pm

I'm always twenty times busier than my husband… by choice, though!


Falon May 5, 2011 at 7:04 pm

That looks like a delicious dinner! I am way busier than Aaron- I think he wished I would slow down more. Gotta run!


Skus May 5, 2011 at 7:27 pm

We're both busy, but he usually wins. Husband is in law school at BYU.

I love my eggs friend. One of the worst parts about being pregnant is that I'm not supposed to eat undercooked eggs [or anything for that matter]. I swear the first thing I'm going to eat after I give birth is a fried egg. Followed by some sushi.


Shannon May 5, 2011 at 9:47 pm

I have you to blame for my fro-yo addiction. I'm going to Colorado in June and I'm thinking of making a side-trip to Utah so I can check out the awesomeness that is yogurtland.

I honestly don't really care for eggs. I hate the yolk! Although I do love scrambled eggs, and I've recently gotten to where I like the yolk if it is hard boiled. Usually I just eat the egg whites.


Kelly @foodiefresh May 6, 2011 at 2:08 pm

I go through periods where I will put jam on everything so there is no judgement here. I like cheese and jam, so I"m sure jam and eggs are a wine as well. :)


Amy May 6, 2011 at 9:24 pm

My favourite after work (at a university actually so could be after-school :)) is bran cereal and soy milk. I can't get enough. Yes, I am 24 turning 90…


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